Creative Lead

Posted 26 July 2022
Salary Up to £35,000 depending on experience plus excellent benefits
LocationManchester
DisciplineBrand and Creative
Reference005343

Job description

Here at N Brown, we champion inclusivity by making our customers look and feel amazing. We help our customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance.

 

 Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, your work with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives. We are proud to be N Brown!

 

A bit about the role:

 

 As a Creative Lead you will coach, manage and develop a creative team who collectively are responsible for designing a wide range of world class campaigns and strategic storytelling initiatives, adhering to brand guidelines.

 

 

What you’ll do: 

  • You’ll engage stakeholders to understand campaign requirements. 
  • You’ll ensure the team develop and conceptualise powerful creative concepts and approaches. 
  • You’ll drive innovation within the team, providing the necessary input and guidance to ensure all work is leading edge. 
  • You’ll think creatively and strategically to produce new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design in ways that sometimes challenge the status quo. 
  • You’ll act as a creative lead on key campaigns – liaising with external agencies and suppliers and ensuring best practice. 
  • You’ll present finalised ideas and concepts to stakeholders. 
  • You’ll react positively to feedback. 
  • You’ll be able to manage a team of professionals whilst also maintaining a hands-on approach. 
  • Team management including performance management and other development activities. 

 

Who you are: 

 

  • You’ll have considerable work experience within a senior creative role in a fast-paced commercial environment. 
  • You’ll have a proven strategic and conceptual thinker with an innovative, creative portfolio in either home or fashion. 
  • You’ll have a proven ability to lead and manage a team of creative colleagues. 
  • You’ll have advanced proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign and self-starter with new software. 
  • You’ll have experience of working with online management tools, ideally Workfront. 
  • You’ll be a flexible, ‘do-er’ who can provide first class service to a variety of stakeholders. 
  • You’ll have a degree in Design or a related subject would be desirable. 
  • You have agency experience and understanding is desirable. 

 
 

What you need to know before you apply: 

 

Hybrid working – This role will be based at our head office in Manchester with the flexibility to work from home too

 

Your Benefits: 

  • Competitive bonus scheme – we reward you when we succeed
  • Company pension scheme which we’ll match up to 5% and if you put in 6% we’ll contribute 8%.
  • Life Assurance
  • You’ll receive 24 days plus bank holidays. Your holiday entitlement increases with length of service and you’ll have the option to purchase an extra 10 days per year.
  • Amazing colleague discount scheme across all our brands
  • And loads more! For more info  https://www.nbrowncareers.co.uk/why-join/your-benefits

 

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group.